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to Clock in the Raku Track

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Implement a clock that handles times without dates.

You should be able to add and subtract minutes to it.

Two clocks that represent the same time should be equal to each other.

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Source

Pairing session with Erin Drummond https://twitter.com/ebdrummond

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unit class Clock;

has $!value;

submethod BUILD(:hour($hours) = 0, :minute($minutes) = 0) {
    $!value = DateTime.new(0).later(:$hours).later(:$minutes);
}



method time { sprintf "%02d:%02d", $!value.hour, $!value.minute }

method add-minutes      ($minutes) { $!value .= later   :$minutes; self }
method subtract-minutes ($minutes) { $!value .= earlier :$minutes; self }

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